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Monthly Reflection by
Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC

"The words that I have spoken to you, are spirit and life" (John 6:63)

Prayer of the Month

Malayalam retreats


Growth retreats and other special retreats to be held in Malayalam


Retreats begin at 10 am Sunday and end 10 am Friday. During the retreats for the sick, special accommodation will be provided for the bedridden if informed in advance. Medical facilities which include an ambulance service are available on request, to transport the sick and disabled from Divine Nagar Railway halt to the retreat centre.

  • Jesteen Retreat for children every week.
  • Night Vigil: Every Saturday, from 8.30 pm  to 12.30 pm; includes Way of the Cross, preaching, Eucharistic adoration and Holy Mass.
    Divine Updates

    MAGNIFICAT in Chennai (December 5, 2015)

    Divine comes to Chennai with the 'Magnificat'. Fr. Jacob Arimpur VC will lead the services. Please come and bring along a friend. Music by Glen and Teresa La'Rive. Event to include a session for kids.

    Venue: Stella Maris College, Cathedral Road

    MAGNIFICAT in Bangalore (November 21, 2015)

    Celebrate an evening with our Lord in Bangalore  at the 'Magnificat' on November 21, 2015. Services to be led by Fr. Jacob Arimpur. Kids' Magnificat to be included. Music by Faith Band, Goa.

    Venue: St. Joseph's Boys' School Chapel, Museum Road, Bangalore

    Hindi convention DIVYA KIRAN 2016

    Divine Retreat Centre will conduct our sixth Hindi convention in 2016. Two retreats will be held simultaneously on the campus; one for adults/couples and another for youth. All are welcome.

    Date: May 29 - June 3, 2016

    36th National Youth Retreat

    Our annual National Youth Retreat to be held at the Divine Retreat Centre. Come and let the word of God refresh you. Simultaneous retreats for couples, children and bible nursery to be held. Contact Divine Youth for more details.

    Date: May 15 - 20, 2016

    Retreats at the Divine Retreat Centre, Somersby, Sydney

    Divine Retreat Centre, Somersby to hold retreats throughout 2015. Fr. Michael Payyapilly VC to minister. For bookings, email Hurry, as admission is limited.

    Date: January 2015 - December, 2015

    Emmanuel Conference at DRC

    Welcome to the season of blessings - mark this Advent with special retreats for discipleship, couples and children at the Divine Retreat Centre. A time to strengthen yourself in the Lord, before the end of the year...

    Date: December 20 - 25, 2016

    Retreats in Divine Retreat Centre, UK

    Divine Retreat Centre, Ramsgate UK, has announced several English and Malayalam language retreats to be led by Fr. George Panackal VC and Fr. Joseph Edattu VC. All are welcome.

    Dates: Jan - Dec, 2015

    Divine Retreat Schedules


    English retreats are held every week from Sunday to Friday. Special retreats are conducted for priests, religious and laity as well. Come and experience the Lord and grow in Him.


    Inner healing retreats, growth retreats, couples' retreats and youth retreats in Malayalam, are led by Fr. Mathew Elavumkal, Fr. Mathew Naickomparambil, Fr. Biju Koonan and Fr Sebastian Anjumuriyil.


    Retreats in Konkani, Kannada, Tamil, Hindi and Telugu

    Every week, retreats are held in five different regional languages of India, apart from in the local language - Malayalam. The retreats are led by Vincentian priests and supported by powerfully anointed laity of God.

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